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July Magazine Out Now

The July edition of the magazine is in most shops now. Inside: Picture of Catholic Church being built 1925; Ilkeston’s Waterloo Men; The most knowledgeable teacher at Hallcroft; Luvly San’wiches – article in dialect; The…


Schools Football Match

Action4Cotmanhay has again organised a community schools football match between Cotmanhay and Granby junior schools. It will take place on Wednesday July 8th on Pavilion playing fields, Cotmanhay, kick-off 6pm. Teams can consist of boys…


Patti House is back!

People who were disappointed when Ilkeston’s own ‘posh burger’ bar closed a few months ago will be delighted to hear it is back. Owner Zee Sheldon explained that it had only closed because the premises…


Co-op to become flats

Plans to turn the former Co-op on South Street in Ilkeston into 60 apartments and seven commercial units have been revealed. Full story here.


Ilkeston FC announce new low admission charges

With the cost of attending a football match increasing year on year, Ilkeston FC have decided on a bold new strategy and gone in a different direction, all with the aim of making football more…


Are you a life saver?

Ilkeston’s Victoria Park Leisure Centre hosts another Royal Life Saving Society course this summer for anyone interested in becoming a lifeguard. The UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is a minimum 36 hour course and…